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Settlement: The French Competition Authority spares the incumbent gas operator and fines the company 100 million Euros (Engie)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 100 million is therefore the amount of the penalty imposed on Engie under the terms of Decision No. 17-D-06 of March 21, 2017 for having, when the gas and electricity retail markets were opened to competition, used all the material and immaterial resources resulting from its former gas supply monopoly and its public service activity of supplying gas at the regulated sales tariff, and in particular but not only the customer database which the incumbent operator has built up essentially under its former monopoly status, which was not reproducible - or only under unreasonable cost and time conditions - by its competitors, in order to market its gas and

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Alain Ronzano, Settlement: The French Competition Authority spares the incumbent gas operator and fines the company 100 million Euros (Engie), 21 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84022, www.concurrences.com

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